First things first: let’s take a little at that title at the top of this blog. This should not be thought of as a scare tactic designed to thwart any musician’s attempts at forming the next U2 […]
One of the most recent types of record contracts to emerge is known as a 360 record deal. Over the past decade or so, these types of contracts have become more and more common, and it’s not […]
If you delve into the liner notes of nearly any CD, you’ll undoubtedly find a copyright notice that proclaims who owns the songs contained on said record. Appropriately, the notice will contain the year the work […]
For as long as I’ve been a songwriter, I have often heard the old advice that one way to improve your writing is to…
What Happened to Them?
The reasons for the need for band contracts are wide-ranging and varied, but perhaps the best way to illustrate just how important they are is to look at examples of bands with unfavorable contracts or, worse, no contracts.